Archive for April, 2009

Leroy Yegge, Ryan Gabrielson

April 30 . 2009

Gambling behavioral addiction with recovering compulsive gambler, Leroy Yegge and later Pulitzer Prize winner, Ryan Gabrielson on his series about controversial Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

Joe Queenan

April 29 . 2009

Humorist, critic and author Joe Queenan talks about his abusive father and an escape from a childhood of poverty in his latest book, Closing Time.

Kevin Roose

April 28 . 2009

College student, Kevin Roose decided to spend a semester at Jerry Falwell’s Liberty University to learn about his conservative Chrisitian peers and he chronicles it all in The Unlikely Disciple.

Peggy Howell, Suzanne Novak

April 27 . 2009

Are overweight people responsible for global warming? And later, the FDA okays Plan B for 17 year olds.

Laurel Neme

April 24 . 2009

Illegal wildlife trafficking is worth an estimated $20 billion a year behind drug and human trafficking; Animal Investigators documents this black market business.

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Mark Olsen, Rick Phillips

April 23 . 2009

Mark Olsen, co-author of Animal Colony: An Allegory for Today’s America thinks that his book will change America just as Animal Farm did. Then later, Rick Phillips with Community Matters says our schools are not safer despite zero tolerance laws.

Michelle Goldberg

April 22 . 2009

Michelle Goldberg, author of The Means of Reproduction: Sex, Power and the Future of the World.

Erna Paris, Samuel Rodriguez

April 21 . 2009

The Sun Climbs Slow by Canadian writer, Erna Paris is the first book to be published in America on the history and making of the International Criminal Court and U.S. opposition to supporting it. Then Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, author of Path of Miracles.

Jason Buhrmester, Patri Friedman

April 20 . 2009

Imagine the coolest swindle in rock ‘n’ roll history with Jason Buhrmester, re telling the story of the Led Zeppelin heist in, Black Dogs: The Possibly True Story of Classic Rock’s Greatest Robbery. Later, is seasteading the new frontier? Patri Friedman with the Seasteading Institute explains.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Misha Glenny

April 17 . 2009

Journalist and author Misha Glenny investigates the spread of transnational crime since the break-up of the Soviet bloc in McMafia.